||Small Business Fair|
to showcase Cato Manor businesses
"Small today, big tomorrow" is the theme for this years Cato Manor
Small Business Fair which is scheduled to take place in Wiggins Road
opposite the Chesterville cafe bus stop on the 13 and 14 May. The
Fair has been scheduled for a weekend to allow full participation by
the small business community and local residents, and to ensure that
Cato Manor-based businesses have enough chance to showcase their
products and services.
The objective of the Fair is to give local
businesses an opportunity to exhibit and sell their wares and talents
to people from all over the Metropolitan area, and to network with
supporting agencies such as banks and business advice centres.
Cato Crest businesswoman, Dudu Mthiyane, proudly shows off her wares.
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|Book your stall NOW!!|
|Business people who are interested in participating in the Fair, can book their stalls according to the following prices:||
|table and two chairs|
table, two chairs and a solid wall
3x2m cubicle, two spotlights and a plug point
|Booking forms are available at the CMDA offices and Wiggins Library.|
Mxolisi@CMDA- (27)(31) 261 6640
Zanele@- (27)(31) 309 7434/3098420
Lindani Mathenjwa@- (27)(31) 264 0553
Zanele Mbokazi of UKHOZI FM fame who now works for Mirror Public Relations, a
consulting firm that has been appointed to stage the event, said: "The
theme of the exhibition was adopted to encourage small businesses to
grow. No small business should stay small forever."Briefings
A number of briefings have been arranged so that small businesses are kept
informed about what is expected of them during the Fair.Training
sessions will also be an integral part of the Fair.
The Durban Chamber
of Commerce, the Tekwini Business Development Centre and other
organisations will be conducting training sessions designed to assist
the small business people of Cato Manor. These training sessions are
not restricted to business operators only but also members of the
public who wish to learn a trick or two about running a business or
securing a loan. Cultural items The Fair, which will also include
cultural performances by local groups, is open to all types of
businesses based in Cato Manor, from the sjambok manufacturer to the
smallest spaza owner. Stalls to display merchandise are available from
as little as R50 (see table for details). Booking forms are available
at the CMDA offices. Invitations to participate in the Business Fair
have also been sent to service providers, such as financial
institutions. The Small Business Fair is sponsored by the European
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